Groundwood Books wins Bologna Prize for Best Children’s Publisher of the Year in North America

At this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Groundwood Books took home the prize for Bologna Best Children’s Publisher of the Year Prize – North America.  This international award acknowledges the most significant publishers in each of the six areas of the world: Africa, Central and South America, North America, Asia, Europe and Oceania.

Instituted by Bologna Children’s Book Fair in partnership with AIE — Italian Publishers Association — the prize is awarded to those publishers who have most distinguished themselves for their creative and publishing excellence over the year, showing originality as well as professional and intellectual skills.

Canadian publishers Kids Can Press and Second Story Press were also among the 2016 North American nominees.